New version of Microsoft's Silverlight

On Monday at the Mix ā€˜07 Microsoft presented a new alpha release of Silverlight 1.1 that comes up with pure .NET support. This cross-platform plug-in for browsers now includes a small core of the .NET framework, which allows developers to write managed code for web applications.

Iā€™m going to check out, what the new features are and how these can improve the process of building applications for the web.